Adventures with a processor that is from the 70s. Just like me.

My new superpower

My new superpower
For a long time I wanted to improve my very basic FPGA skills. Last year I saw a recommendation for the book “Getting started with FPGAs” by Russell Merrick, who is running nandland.
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eMMC boot

eMMC boot
The MNT Reform system image is deployed on a SD card. This works nicely, but is really more on the slow side, especially when you got used to these new fangled SSDs.
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Gprobe

Gprobe
My very first encounter with Lukas F. Hartmann was over at the bird site. I hadn’t heard about MNT Research or the Reform. I only saw a post where he was talking about doing a design with the STDP2600 HDMI to DisplayPort converter and I told him that this probably meant trouble.
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MNT Reform

MNT Reform
About a year ago I came across the MNT Reform, an open hardware laptop by german company MNT Research GmbH. I was fascinated by the hackability, the cool design, the vibrant community and the endless options that the ecosystem offers.
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Galaxis

Galaxis
Recently I picked something from our attic. It is a christmas present from my childhood, one of my favorite ones. It is the game Galaxis, a kind of electronic board game from the 80s by german company Ravensburger.
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